Licensing Laws and Regulations
For the text of the licensing regulations, click on the title in the right-hand column.
For licensing regulations for child care programs, youth residential programs, youth mental health programs and resource family homes , please contact the Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing.
For adult mental health regulations, please contact the Division of Mental Health Services.
For the text of the licensing laws, see Note below this chart.
Key to abbreviations
Key to Abbreviations:N.J.S.A. stands for New Jersey Statutes Annotated which refers to State laws.
N.J.A.C. stands for New Jersey Administrative Code which refers to State regulations.
Et seq. stands for the Latin "et sequentes" which means "and the following."
Note: The texts of all State laws are on the State Legislature web site. To search for a licensing law , click on Statutes and enter the N.J.S.A. number between quotation marks. (Example: "30:5B-1") Click on Search.